In Other News

CFA ON TRANSGENDER RIGHTS: The  officers of CFA last week adopted a statement affirming support for the rights of transgender people in the CSU, including full protection under the contract between the faculty and CSU management. In “CFA Supports Transgender, Two-Spirit, Nonbinary, Intersex, and Gender Non-Conforming Faculty, Staff, and Students in the face of potential federal proposal, they note the contract prohibits discrimination broadly, including on the  basis of “…sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information….” They pledge, “Regardless of hate-based changes in federal policy, CFA will continue to vigorously defend our contractual protections.”

MAKE A CALL TO HELP NORTHEASTERN  U. FACULTY FORM A UNION: Northeastern U. faculty  are in  a bitter fight with campus management that declares they have no right to unionize. Faculty asks faculty  allies  to call campus president Joseph Aoun at (617) 373-2101 to tell him you  are a faculty union member  and his union busting is appalling. Questions? Contact kristin.kelleher@seiu.org